Hannah’s atmospheric work demands that total environments are created which envelope and engage the audience as participant, not just viewer. Her multi-artform work often leads her into creating complete worlds, sometimes in miniature. These worlds, or Installations have been sited in many settings.
Self Build Utopias for Northern Stage, Newcastle commissioned for The Great Exhibition of the North 2018.
A flock of 5 unpredictable mobile villages, unusual and playful, each one sheltering a community inside. Salvaged doors, bicycles, tin trunks and teapots; a storybook troupe of tiny dream shacks for the future...
Inhabiting the ground floor of the theatre building for summer 2018 hundreds of families came to peep inside the hand made shelters and listen to life as it sounds from the shacks.
By working together, turning the handles and generating the power the small villages spluttered into life...
POP UP BOOK 2019
Early Years interactive play scape built across an entire floor of Seven Stories to accompany British Council touring exhibition curated by Lauren Child.
Ghost Train Carriage
An interactive sculpture commissioned for Festival of Thrift in 2015. Involving automata, video installation, sound scape, animation, miniature model making, live music and performance. The piece was made for a family audience, viewing in groups of 30 every 15 minutes over 2 days.
Made with Dan Fox, Jamie Proud, Duncan Copley & John Fox
Abandoned and rusting Punch & Judy booth, installed on the street in Blackpool, leaking seawater and showing ghosts of the pier animation.
Commissioned for Lightpool, 2016
A winter installation in the old gas showroom. A collection of handmade, moving, miniature glass, paper, shadow and wire worlds. Seen from the street, viewed through the window for the month of December.
Poet Laval, Puppet Festival, France
Projected video installation in medieval farm cellars.